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STAYING RELEVANT

To succeed in today’s fast-changing work environment, CFOs need to be strategic thinkers, problem solvers, facilitators, information technology specialists, efficiency gurus, and much more. For Sachinn Joshi, the Group CFO of L&T Finance Holdings Ltd (L&TFH), a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), continuous learning is the key to broadening the skills he needs to lead in a rapidly-changing world.



INSIGHT

FINTECH: INDIA’S NEXT SUNRISE SECTOR?

Despite Covid-19 – or perhaps thanks to it – India’s financial technology (FinTech) sector remains on a high growth trajectory.Propelling it forward are tailwinds such as strong consumer demand, an enabling regulatory environment, rich and diverse capital flows


C-SUITE SUCCESSION PLANNING

The complex nature of change today demands that, rather than just identifying a handful of successors for top jobs, businesses must build a leadership pipeline. This involves a shift from replacement planning and position-specific succession planning (SP) to a comprehensive, organisation-wide succession management


BEST PRACTICES IN EMPLOYER BRANDING

Employer branding has always been a key mandate for winning brands, all the more so in a post-Covid world. According to a recent LinkedIn survey, 80% of hiring managers bank on a strong employer brand to hire key talent.


COMPENSATION STRATEGY: TRENDS IN INCREMENTS

Economic activity appears to be reviving faster than many expected. IMA’s Q4FY21 (Jan-Mar) Business Confidence and Performance Index (BCPI) indicates heightened optimism with respect to short term prospects for revenue, hiring and increments. However, the jury is still out on the medium term.


DO ESG FIRMS HAVE BETTER BOARD PRACTICES?

Discussions around environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities are growing in importance within Boardrooms. Increasingly, companies are ranked on whether they are behaving as responsible ‘stewards of nature’; on how they manage their relationships with employees, suppliers


CAPEX SENTIMENT CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN

Over 230 CEOs and CFOs responded to our quarterly BCPI survey, run in April 2021Their outlook on current and future (3 months from today) macroeconomic conditions


COMPENSATION STRATEGY:COSTS AND STRUCTURES

Economic activity appears to be reviving faster than many expected. IMA’s Q4FY21 (Jan-Mar) Business Confidence and Performance Index (BCPI) indicates heightened optimism with respect to short term prospects for revenue, hiring and increments. However, the jury is still out on the medium term.